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by | June 12, 2017 | 22:02

Former chancellor George Osborne predicted that Mrs May could be forced out of No 10 within a matter of days, saying she was "dead woman walking". This is still on. Another general election within months is also expected, Corbyn has said. SIMON: Well, do you infer, Roula, in a half a minute we have left, that the results of these elections in any way indicate that a number of Britons regret the vote on Brexit that was called awhile ago? The titles owned by Rupert Murdoch supported ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:27

The results of the United Kingdom election are in, revealing a stunning setback for the ruling Conservative party. The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. On the other hand, Merkel also stressed that the European Union will hope to continue to be the UK's partner. But her party is deeply divided over what it wants from Brexit, and the election result means British businesses still have no idea what trading rules they can expect in the coming years.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:05

Voter turnout, however, hit a record low, as an estimated 52 percent of the population stayed away. After the projections were announced, a government spokesman said voters had shown they wanted to move fast on major reforms. The Republicans are projected to have taken 20.9% of the vote, which is predicted to result in the party winning between 80-100 seats. In a bid to renew the political scene, many have never stood for office before, such as Marie Sara, a rare female bullfighter, who is ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:33

It said: "If a safe country like Islamic Republic of Iran can be attacked, it means all should be on guard and be on security alert". Iranian police officers secure the area around the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini following an assault there and on the country's parliament building that left at least 17 people dead last week.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:21

This morning, two of May's closest advisers were forced to resign. Amid a febrile atmosphere among Tory MPs, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is reported to be preparing a new bid to become Prime Minister as Mrs May's grip on No.10 becomes increasingly fragile.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:38

The main opposition Labour Party surpassed expectations by winning 262. Mrs May's first major test is just days away, with Conservative MPs due to assemble for a meeting of the influential 1922 Committee, which is expected on Tuesday night.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:13

Inviting a huge backlash from various quarters, the Congress leader yesterday said General Rawat shouldn't make statements like a ' Sadak ka Gunda' (a road-side goon). over the years... the Congress party consistently with a pattern questions the integrity of the Indian Army, names the Indian army to shame them and demoralize them".

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:49

The Prime Minister, the conservative leader Theresa may announced plans of cooperation with the Northern Irish Democratic unionist party , however, did not specify in what form it will take place. Front and center among many questions facing May's new government is the matter of Brexit. Initial talks have begun with Northern Ireland's DUP after Mrs.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:26

Foreign affairs adviser Sartaj Aziz will also accompany the prime minister, among other officials. Iran yesterday said it had sent four cargo planes of food to Qatar and plans to provide 100 tonnes of fruit and vegetables every day, amid concerns of food shortages.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:25

Former Treasury chief George Osborne - who was sacked by May a year ago - called May a "dead woman walking", and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was ready to contest another election at any time. Party leader Foster is expected to seek concessions in a new government. The official petitions website is now down until a new Petitions Committee is set up by the House of Commons.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:39

US President Donald Trump at a media conference in the Rose Garden of the White House with the visiting president of Romania Klaus Iohannis. While Trump might feel vindicated, Comey's reputation as a truth-teller didn't seem to take a hit.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:49

But by Sunday, Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow refused to promise that the president would not fire Mueller . Sekulow's position points out the complexity created by the parallel congressional and criminal investigations into what happened during the campaign and its aftermath.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:35

In this photo released by Emirates News Agency , WAM , the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, right, is received by UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai , Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to hold .

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:02

The EU's chief negotiator said the bloc's stance on Brexit and the timetable for the talks were clear , but the divorce negotiations should only start when Britain is ready. Downing Street said it hopes to finalize the deal next week, after Parliament resumes sitting. "That suggests it wouldn't be a full-blown coalition - rather a confidence and supply deal".

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:03

Security personnel petrolling a street during curfew in Downtown Srinagar . Restrictions have also been imposed in several major towns of Valley. Mobile internet services continued to remain snapped in the entire Valley where the outgoing facility on prepaid connections is also barred.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:50

The Conservatives remained the largest party but fell short of the 326 seats required to secure a majority government . Labour , the main opposition party, won 262. Downing Street initially said on Saturday that an outline agreement on a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached with the DUP which would be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:14

She has also called for what she describes as an "open Brexit", which prioritises free trade and country's economic interests over curbing immigration. Following the election junior Scotland Office minister Lord Dunlop resigned following the elction of multiple Scottish Conservative MPs. She also claimed that Mrs May's plans for a so-called "hard Brexit" were now "dead in the water", and questioned whether the prime minister could form a functioning government.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:18

He said he would be happy to speak to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating allegations that Russian Federation interfered with the 2016 United States presidential election and colluded with Trump's campaign."I would be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you", Trump told a reporter.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:07

Trump's personal lawyer said Trump was cheered by the testimony. On the Daily Show , Trevor Noah joked about the closed session that took place a few hours after Comey's testimony and was alluded to throughout the hearing. The White House-and Donald Trump's new outside counsel Marc Kasowitz-has decided on two messages, each distilled into two of the president's Sunday morning tweets.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:16

In that respect, her lieutenants, such as Nigel Dodds, Jeffrey Donaldson and Ian Paisley, are well seasoned in the ways of Westminster and capable of handling the awkward questions of a critical London media rat-pack. The Conservatives are known for their ruthless leadership campaigns and it was only previous year that Johnson and former Justice Secretary Michael Gove vied for power in a bitter battle.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:05

He needed a way out. "I know your problems", he said. Sources say that he could be Manohar Parrikar's replacement as defence minister, a post now held by Arun Jaitley as a dual portfolio with finance. In Mandsaur , the curfew was imposed after five people were killed in police firing during a farmers' protest on June 6, it was on Saturday relaxed for 12 hours in five police station areas of the district.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:45

Those numbers were 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 and the Powerball number 3. The victor has not come forward yet. The tiny liquor store that sold the only winning ticket for this weekend's massive $447.8 million Powerball jackpot has been identified - and it's going to score a $1 million "retailer bonus" of its own, California lottery officials announced Sunday.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:31

Guterres recalled that Israel was founded on 14 May 1948 and the world still awaits the advent of an independent Palestinian state. During his recent visit to Jerusalem and Bethlehem, US president Donald Trump promised the "mother of all deals" to resolve the conflict without specifying how this would be achieved.

by | June 12, 2017 | 19:51

Thomas has been missing since Saturday, when Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane , and Youssef Zaghba used a hire van to plough into pedestrians on London Bridge. He was then stopped from continuing his journey to Istanbul. Her family are reported to be distraught and "bracing for the worst". He was known to security services and even featured in a television documentary entitled " The Jihadis Next Door ".

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:05

On behalf of Oglethorpe University located in Brookhaven, GA, President Lawrence Schall has joined a group of some 1,220 governors, mayors, business, investors, colleges and universities who are declaring their intent to uphold a commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement .

by | June 12, 2017 | 19:52

A bomb-disposal team was called out and the vehicle was removed. A MAN has been arrested and another property is being searched in connection to the Manchester terror attack. The latest reports by police came as the American singer Ariana Grande visited fans injured in the attack. Other images show her hugging children in their beds and posing with nurses gathered on the ward.

by | June 12, 2017 | 19:50

Following March's snap Assembly election, the DUP no longer has the electoral strength to deploy a petition of concern in its own right, though it could still potentially combine with other socially conservative MLAs to do so. The historic accord commits the British government to demonstrate "rigorous impartiality" when dealing with competing political views. Arlene Foster has already said that the "DUP could work with the Conservatives".

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:32

Commenting on the criticism against Turkey for providing food supplies and military support to Qatar, Erdogan said: "Our friends in the Gulf were not bothered by the U.S. He added that it hurts US business activities and the USA effort to fight the terror group ISIS. But at the Pentagon, a spokesman, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, said only long-term military planning was affected.

by | June 12, 2017 | 19:57

May said she meant to stay as the Prime Minister and sought support from the Democratic Unionists to form a government. "I am backing Theresa May. May is due to meet its leader Arlene Foster on Tuesday. In an article in the Times on Saturday, Perrior said that Hill and Timothy had been extremely divisive figures within Downing Street.

by | June 12, 2017 | 19:57

Newspapers and television channels in the region have also been engaged in a war of words over Qatar's role. The Gulf countries have accused Qatar of sponsoring terrorist activities in Syria and Yemen. The hack, which US officials reportedly believe was carried out by Russian Federation, includes the posting of a fake news story. Qatar, which has developed an assertive foreign policy over the past decade, denies that it supports militants and says it is helping to reduce the threat of ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 19:52

She went on to outline two changes the USA considers "the minimum to resuscitate the council as a respected advocate for human rights". Laying out her tack for her address in an opinion piece in The Washington Post on Friday, Ms Haley said the council must "end its practice of wrongly singling out Israel for criticism".

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:37

Numerous party members are also uncomfortable with the kind of deal that will have to be struck with the DUP, a socially conservative party that takes an opposing stance on issues such as abortion and same sex marriages. The prime minister has since come under fire for hubris, as well as a poor performance on the campaign trail and a manifesto blunder that alienated many core supporters.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:27

The globally awaited appearance by Comey , whom Trump also sacked, was not as explosive, or laced with new revelations, as some might have expected. "We also were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would make (Sessions') continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation problematic, " Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:06

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly opened up about what went wrong for South Africa against India in the penultimate group B match of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 . Du Plessis was apologetic after the defeat and owned up to the fact that his call for a run with de Villiers was not wise. They were restrictive but both Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah couldn't produce too many wicket-taking deliveries during that phase.

by | June 12, 2017 | 19:58

The death toll from Saturday's terrorist attack in London has risen to eight, the city's Metropolitan Police said Wednesday . The 27-year-old former transit worker was a "sociable man" with a "dark side", according to The Washington Post .